August 4-12, 2017
$1,595 from Baton Rouge
Escorted by Nancy Horn
See the world's largest Amish community
5 nights in the heart of these beautiful Amish areas of Pennsylvania and Ohio, including Washington, D.C. Four special Amish meals. The Berlin, Ohio area is the world's largest Amish community.
Day 1, Fri., Aug. 4 - Chattanooga, TN – Motor coach from Zachary, Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Hammond, Meridian, and Birmingham.
Day 2, Sat., Aug. 5 – Harrisonburg, VA – We travel through beautiful Eastern Tennessee and the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Visit Natural Bridge.
Day 3, Sun., Aug. 6 - Lancaster, PA – Panoramic sightseeing in Washington D.C. viewing the highlights – Capitol, White House, World War II memorial on the way to Lancaster, PA and our hotel, conveniently located in the heart of Amish Country, and our home for 3 nights. We will do day trips out from this central location. We enjoy an included dinner at an Amish restaurant.
Day 4, Mon., Aug. 7 - Lancaster – Enjoy the Amish Experience with a full day of sightseeing, activities and shopping in the Amish area. Guided Amish farm and house tour. Enjoy shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village in Intercourse. Afternoon train ride through beautiful Amish countryside on the Strasburg Railroad.
Day 5, Tues., Aug. 8 - Lancaster Morning market visit with a mid-day Amish home meal. This afternoon we enjoy a theater production at the outstanding “Sight and Sound” Theater. This theater is great and worth the trip itself.
Day 6, Wed., Aug. 9 - Berlin, Ohio – Morning visit to Hershey’s Chocolate World, where the chocolate making process is explained and shopping abounds. Afternoon drive across Western Pennsylvania and visit the heart touching Flight 93Memorial, then to the Amish area of central eastern Ohio for 2 nights.
Day 7, Thurs., Aug. 10 - Berlin– Full day of Amish related activities and sightseeing with an included lunch in an Amish home. Buggy ride and back-roads tour. Visit Amish & Mennonite Heritage Centerthat has a 265 ft. mural depicting the history of the Amish. Visit Troyer Country Market.
Day 8, Fri., Aug. 11 – Nashville, TN - We reluctantly depart the Amish and journey through Ohio and Kentucky for overnight in Nashville area.
Day 9, Sat., Aug. 12 – Motor coach through Birmingham, Meridian and Hammond to Baton Rouge and Zachary, arriving with many wonderful memories.
SUPPLEMENTS & REDUCTIONS
Single Supplement: $455
Triple Reduction: $149/person
Quad Reduction: $215/person
- Price is per person, double occupancy and includes all transportation from Baton Rouge
- First class hotels and all entrance fees
- Breakfast daily
- Two lunches and one dinner
- Full sightseeing
- Baggage handling
- Taxes and tips including tips for guides, escort and driver
- Tips for personal services such as maid service, meals on your own are not included